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SF 2654

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/04/2022 10:55am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; modifying residency provisions for certain level III
predatory offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 244.052,
subdivision 4a.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 244.052, subdivision 4a, is amended to read:


Subd. 4a.

Level III offenders; location of residence.

(a) When an offender assigned
to risk level III is released from confinement or a residential facility to reside in the
community or changes residence while on supervised or conditional release, the agency
responsible for the offender's supervision shallnew text begin:
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new text begin (1) new text end take into consideration the proximity of the offender's residence to that of other level
III offenders deleted text beginanddeleted text endnew text begin;
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new text begin (2) take into consideration thenew text end proximity new text beginof the offender's residence new text endto schoolsnew text begin, day care
centers, residences for vulnerable adults, and locations where children commonly gather;
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anddeleted text begin,
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new text begin (3) new text endto the greatest extent feasible, deleted text beginshalldeleted text end mitigate the concentration of level III offenders
and concentration of level III offenders near schoolsnew text begin, day care centers, residences for
vulnerable adults, and locations where children commonly gather
new text end.

(b) If the owner or property manager of a hotel, motel, lodging establishment, or
apartment building has an agreement with an agency that arranges or provides shelter for
victims of domestic abuse, the owner or property manager may not knowingly rent rooms
to both level III offenders and victims of domestic abuse at the same time. If the owner or
property manager has an agreement with an agency to provide housing to domestic abuse
victims and discovers or is informed that a tenant is a level III offender after signing a lease
or otherwise renting to the offender, the owner or property manager may evict the offender.